Catholic News Headlines April 21, 2011


Apr. 20, 7pm—Apr. 21, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Film captures story of faith-filled teacher’s service to homeless – Denver, Colo., Apr 21, 2011 / 02:40 am ( CNA ).- A new Hallmark TV movie premiering on April 24 chronicles the true story of renowned Utah educator Stacey Bess and her

Share this article on Facebook Jerusalem’s Christian leaders urge peace for Easter – Jerusalem, Israel, Apr 21, 2011 / 12:50 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Patriarchs and other heads of churches in Jerusalem have published a joint Easter message announcing their

Share this article on Facebook John Paul II a radiant examples of faith, Pope says – Vatican City, Apr 21, 2011 / 10:38 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- During the celebration of the Chrismal Mass at the Vatican this morning, Pope Benedict said that despite many

Share this article on Facebook N. Carolina bishop calls for prayers and support after deadly tornadoes – Raleigh, N.C., Apr 21, 2011 / 06:02 am ( CNA ).- Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of Raleigh has asked the faithful to pray this Holy Week for the victims and survivors of the

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict at Last Supper Mass: Jesus remains in his Church – Vatican City, Apr 21, 2011 / 06:08 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- During the celebration of the Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Pope Benedict reminded that Jesus chose to limit

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Happy Priest on Holy Thursday, Eucharist, Holiness and Priesthood – Transubstantiation means “change of substance,” or “change of …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Dinosaur-era fossil spider discovered in Inner Mongolia – The largest ever spider fossil has been discovered in Inner Mongolia, China. Scientists say the specie of spider …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook President appeals to youthful voters with Facebook visit – President Barack Obama appealed to youthful voters with a campaign-style visit to the nexus of social …

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook ‘Catholics Come Home’ commercials spur Cooney’s interest in Catholicism – Check out this article from Green Bay’s The Compass . “I’m learning what it’s like to be part of a church community for the first time,” he [Casey] added. “For me, it

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Kathleen Turner Plays Nun. WHat Could Go Wrong? – The virulently pro-abortion and generally skeevy Kathleen Turner is set to play a Catholic Nun on Broadway. What could go wrong? Lots. Turner plays Sister Jamison

Share this article on Facebook Mitch Daniels to Defund Planned Parenthood? – Is the truce over? According to The Politico , a bill defunding Planned Parenthood may be landing on Indiana Governor Mitch “The Truce” Daniels’ desk in the next two

Share this article on Facebook Redistributing Grades? – This is pretty clever. A student asks other students to sign a petition asking them to redistribute grades, taking away points from good students and giving them to poor

Share this article on Facebook Should I Let My Children Watch The Passion? – For the past five years, it has been my tradition to watch The Passion of The Christ on Good Friday. The film is exceptionally well done and moves me to tears every time

Share this article on Facebook Station 8 by Leonard Porter – New meditations based on the set of the Stations of the Cross recently completed by New York painter Leonard Porter . Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /*

Share this article on Facebook Station 9 By Leonard Porter – New meditations based on the set of the Stations of the Cross recently completed by New York painter Leonard Porter . Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /*

Share this article on Facebook Study: Cleaning Depresses People – You know how it’s always said that religious people hate science. Well that’s just not true. This is the kind of science I could embrace. The Telegraph reports that

Share this article on Facebook THE Most Horrific Tweet Ever – Think about what these pro-aborts are writing. It’s Good Friday so…we need abortion escorts. It’s the day our Lord was escorted to His death so let’s commemorate it by

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook 900 Anglicans to enter Church at Easter – Some 900 Anglicans, including 61 clergy, are entering the Catholic Church this Easter as members of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham this Easter. The

Share this article on Facebook Bishop laments war in Libya – The apostolic vicar of Tripoli has criticized the Western powers for resorting to military action in Libya without first seeking a diplomatic solution. “There has been

Share this article on Facebook Easter Triduum: Welcoming God’s Will In Our Lives – VATICAN CITY, 20 APR 2011 (VIS) – In this morning’s general audience, celebrated in St. Peter’s Square, the Pope spoke on the Easter Triduum, “the three holy days in

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for April 20 – VATICAN CITY, 20 APR 2011 (VIS) – Today the Holy Father appointed: – Bishop Faustino Armendariz Jimenez, of the diocese of Matamoros, Mexico, as Bishop of Queretaro

Share this article on Facebook Telegram On The Death Of Cardinal Saldarini – VATICAN CITY, 19 APR 2011 (VIS) – The Pope sent the following telegram of condolence to Archbishop Cesare Nosiglia of Turin, Italy on the death yesterday at the age of

Share this article on Facebook Two Cardinals Take Possession Of Their Titular Churches – VATICAN CITY, 19 APR 2011 (VIS) – Today, the Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff announced that: – Friday 29 April, at 6:00pm, Cardinal Kazimierz

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Do You Love the Divine Mercy Devotion? – Danielle Bean: Novenas, chaplets, and apps, oh my! | For those unfamiliar with The Divine Mercy, EWTN offers a helpful background and history of this devotion. I

Share this article on Facebook Holy Week Small Successes – Danielle Bean: vol. 110 | It’s important for moms to recognize that all the small successes in our days can add up to one big triumph. So on Thursday of each week, we do

Share this article on Facebook Just You & Your Guy – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Marriage | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education; Sat/Sun:

Share this article on Facebook Watching To Do Good – Rebecca Teti: papal advice for the Sacred Triduum | At yesterday’s audience, the Holy Father offered some advice about how to live the next three days. He offers a brief

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Does Easter have a pagan origin? And was Jesus crucified on Wednesday or Friday? – There has been some talk recently about a new book by Cambridge University professor Colin Humphreys that proposes the Last Supper was held on Wednesday of Holy Week

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Baby Joseph Maraachli Heading Home After Getting Tracheotomy – Baby Joseph Maraachli is heading back home to Canada after his parents received help from an American pro-life group that assisted when a Canadian hospital refused to

Share this article on Facebook Canadian MP Wants to Deny Planned Parenthood Funds, Harper Responds – After a Conservative MP defended the pro-life position, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper promised to defeat any pro-life legislation limiting abortion that

Share this article on Facebook Earth Day: Abortion Has Killed 1-2 Billion Worldwide in 50 Years – The media is abuzz with news about humanity’s numbers. Sometime during the latter part of this year or early next year—the exact date is still a little fuzzy—there will

Share this article on Facebook Iowa Governor Branstad Declares April Abortion Recovery Month – Iowa Governor Terry Branstad declared today “Abortion Recovery Month” and, in so doing, follows governors in Texas and Minnesota who have acknowledged the myriad of ways

Share this article on Facebook Judge: Improperly Licensed Michigan Abortion Biz Can Stay Open – A Michigan has judge has ruled that an improperly licensed abortion business may stay open while it attempts to reconcile the situation that led the Michigan Attorney

Share this article on Facebook Kansas Pro-Life Group Pressing for Abortion Clinic Inspections – Kansans for Life is urging pro-life advocates to contact their members of the state legislature to support Hsub SB 36 when lawmakers return tot eh state legislature from

Share this article on Facebook More Companies Pull Ads From Wonkette After Trig Palin Post – More companies have joined Papa Johns, Huggies and Vanguard in dropping ads from the liberal, pro-abortion blog Wonkette after it ran a crass post mocking Sarah Palin

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Increases Lobbying Defending Tax-Funding – The Planned Parenthood abortion business aggressively upped its lobbying expenditures to barrage Congress with messages supporting its federal taxpayer funding,

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood President Makes Time Magazine Top 100 List – She presides over the largest abortion business in the United States that has killed and injured women in abortions and fails to provide legitimate medical services for

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Gary Johnson to Seek Republican 2012 Nomination – Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson announced in New Hampshire today that he will be seeking the Republican nomination for president, making him likely the only

Share this article on Facebook Sterilizing Those Pesky Humans: Earth Day with Paul Ehrlich – Every April 22 is Earth Day. As one who studies Soviet Russia, I can’t help notice that the day coincides with the birthday of Vladimir Lenin. The inaugural Earth Day

Share this article on Facebook Wonkette Removes Offensive Post Attacking Trig Palin, Apologizes – Wonkette’s Jack Stuef published a vile post “celebrating” Trig Palin’s birthday on Monday that called Trig “irredeemably vile” and “unfunny,” “disgraceful” and “gross.”

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook BREAKING: Baby Joseph is home: defies critics by breathing completely on his own – by Rebecca Millette WINDSOR, Ontario, April 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Baby Joseph and his family arrived in Windsor, Ontario on a medical transport flight from St.

Share this article on Facebook Catholic parents launch prayer campaign for bishops to reject McGuinty ‘equity’ mandate – by Patrick B. Craine HAMILTON, Ontario, April 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An organization of Ontario Catholic parents is launching a 50-day prayer campaign on Good

Share this article on Facebook Conservative Party flees from pro-life remarks by MP: Harper renews vow to ‘defeat’ pro-life bills – by Patrick B. Craine OTTAWA, Ontario, April 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Conservative Party is in full damage control mode and Prime Minister Stephen Harper has

Share this article on Facebook French bishops supporting two pro-abortion groups in Latin America – by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman FRANCE, April 18, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The French Catholic hierarchy is supporting at least two pro-abortion groups in Latin America

Share this article on Facebook Iowa gov. declares April ‘Abortion Recovery Month’ – by Peter Jesserer Smith DES MOINES, Iowa, April 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Iowa is following in the footsteps of states like Minnesota and Texas after Gov. Terry

Share this article on Facebook Massachusetts-funded site tells teens getting an abortion is ‘much easier than it sounds’ – by Kathleen Gilbert BOSTON, April 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The image of a hip young lady with a cell phone to her ear pops up on the screen, introducing herself to

Share this article on Facebook Ontario Human Rights Tribunal rules in favor of pro-life monument – by Thaddeus Baklinski TORONTO, Thu Apr 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The pro-life message on a monument, set up by the Knights of Columbus in front of a Catholic church

Share this article on Facebook The stranger in our home – by John-Henry Westen Every once in a while those anonymous emails we receive is worthy of republishing… As I  grew up, I never questioned his place in my family. In my

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Gueranger on the Mass of Holy Thursday and the Stripping of the Altars – The Church intends, on this day, to renew, in a most solemn manner, the mystery of the Last Supper: for our Lord Himself, on this occasion of the institution of the

Share this article on Facebook Heilgenkreuz Abbey – Practicing the Lamentations of Jeremiah

Share this article on Facebook Holy Thursday from the Lateran Archbasilica – Some images from Daylife of the Holy Thursday Mass of Pope Benedict XVI in the Lateran Archbasilica. [Feel free to send in your own photos this evening of Holy Thursday

Share this article on Facebook Listen to the Mass of Maundy Thursday from the Monastery of San Benedetto – Couldn’t make it to the Mass of Maundy Thursday this evening? Not a problem. You can at very least listen to it from the Monastery of San Benedetto in Norcia : Missa in

Share this article on Facebook The High Altar of the London Oratory Stripped

Share this article on Facebook The Other Modern: St. Augustinus, Berlin – In our Other Modern series, today I’d like to share with you a church in my own city of Berlin: St. Augustine, Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg. The church was built in 1927/1928

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Holy Thursday: Anything But Normal – By Mary DeTurris Poust Today I’m guest blogging over at Sarah Reinhard’s blog, SnoringScholar.com . I’ll start you here… My teenage son came home from school last week

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Preparing for JPII’s Beatificatin – Made it to Rome with St. Peters behind us. Early to prepare for JPII’s Beatification.

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #547 – Something to Remember – “Stories from the Heart” is a daily radio program which features Catholic inspirational stories. The stories are uplifting, bringing the heart and soul closer to God. Each show is around 14 minutes.

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Prayers, please – Buster got home from school late last night and he is green, and coughing up a lung. He is clearly very ill. Back to the doctor we go. I have no idea if his school

Share this article on Facebook Sacked-Quarterback Triduum Linkfest – That’s my photo of Raphael’s Triumph of the Cross over Paganism . Like all of my photos it’s short-sighted and a little off-center. Like me. I wanted to write something

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI’s sermon for Holy Thursday Mass of the Last Supper – Pope Benedict’s sermon for the Holy Thursday Mass of the Last Supper.  My emphases and comments and I add some extra paragraph breaks. Dear Brothers and Sisters! “I have

Share this article on Facebook Card. Burke on women covering their heads in church – The great Canonical Defender, Dr. Ed Peters has an interesting note on the use… here we go again… about women wearing head coverings in church. He has something from

Share this article on Facebook D. Springfield: revival of the St. Michael the Archangel Prayer – I received a very interesting note from a reader in my email today.   On the blog of Fr. Daren Zehnle called Servant and Steward I learn that His Excellency Most Rev.

Share this article on Facebook I’ll bet you thought Jesus died for our sins. HAH! NCR has a new angle. – It is hard to know what to do when you see a “catholic” site post something that is simultaneously heretical and thoroughly dopey. Do you ignore it?  Do you post about

Share this article on Facebook LENTCAzT 44: Holy “Maundy” Thursday of Holy Week – These 5 minute daily podcasts for Lent are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season. Today is Thursday in

Share this article on Facebook NYC, Manhattan: Extraordinary Form Triduum at Holy Innocents – If you are in or around NYC, consider coming to Holy Innocents on 37th (btwn Broadway and 7th) for Triduum ceremonies in the Extraordinary Form. The undersigned is the

Share this article on Facebook Preparing for Holy Thursday Mass – The chasuble I get to use tonight at Holy Innocents in Manhattan. A detail. I am told the Sister who made this didn’t have the chance to finish it.

Share this article on Facebook Question about Pope Benedict’s Holy Thursday adoration at Altar of Repose – If any of you watched the Holy Father’s Mass at the Lateran, and perhaps recorded it, could you do me a favor? I noticed that the Pope’s time of silent prayer before the

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS Holy “Maundy” Thursday in the Triduum – The term “Maunday” or “Maundy” Thursday refers to Christ’s mandate (mandatum) in John 13:34 to His apostles in the service of the Church. It is also called sometimes

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS POLL: Attending Triduum services – A quick WDTPRS POLL: Please leave a comment in the combox if you care to. Technorati Tags: EASTER, poll, Triduum

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